Congressman Fleischmann Invites Students To Attend Military Service Academy Day

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann will be holding the Third District’s Annual Military Service Academy Day on Saturday.  

Prospective students, parents, and guidance counselors will all have the opportunity to meet with representatives from the U.S. Air Force, Military, Naval, Merchant Marine, and Coast Guard Academies. Congressman Fleischmann released the following statement.

“It is my honor to invite all students interested in any of the five U.S. military service academies to attend our annual Military Service Academy Day.
These students’ willingness to dedicate their lives to our nation is admirable, and I earnestly commend them for their passion to serve our country. The bright and determined students who attend these academies gain invaluable experience and knowledge that will ultimately lead to futures full of success and great achievements. I am proud to represent such patriotic young men and women in the Third District and I look forward to meeting everyone this Saturday.”

PHOTOS: 22nd Annual Verve Dance At Baylor

Cleveland State And Tennessee Wesleyan Sign Dual Admission Agreement

Dr. Harley Knowles, president of Tennessee Wesleyan College, and Dr. Bill Seymour, president of Cleveland State Community College, signed a Dual Admission agreement between the two colleges on Wednesday, Jan. 28. This agreement allows students to enroll concurrently at Cleveland State and Tennessee Wesleyan, providing students the opportunity to complete an Associate’s degree at ... (click for more)

Appeals Court Rules Against WWTA In Lawsuit Brought By Apartment Complex Over $8 Monthly Charges To Units

The Tennessee Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of an apartment complex that sued the Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Authority (WWTA) over an $8 monthly charge per apartment unit for preparing private service laterals. The court overturned a granting of summary judgment in favor of WWTA by former Judge Jackie Bolton. The appeals court said American Heritage Apartments, ... (click for more)

1 Dies In House Fire In Rhea County

Rhea County Fire Department officials said one person died in an early-morning house fire on Saturday. The call came at about 6:30 a.m. The brick residence is on Fisher Road. S tate arson investigators were on their way. (click for more)

It's Time To Insure Tennessee - And Response

Tennessee has a problem.  What is the value of saving the lives of 1,000 Tennesseans each year? That is exactly what can be expected if 176,000 Tennesseans gain health insurance through Insure Tennessee. A New England Journal of Medicine study showed that expansion of Medicaid was associated with a 6% reduction in yearly mortality for people in the 34-65 age group. Statistically, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Boots, Idiots & Guns

As the month of February was born this morning, allow me to hurriedly share three leftovers that were still in last month’s basket: * * * A first-grade teacher had endured a long day and was helping her students bundle up for the trip home when one of the little boys asked for help getting on his boots. Soon she could see why. Even with her pulling, and him pushing, the ... (click for more)